The NTT IndyCar Series is in “The City of Roses” for the penultimate round of the 2019 season, the Grand Prix of Portland.
After a triumphant return to the IndyCar schedule after an 11-year hiatus last year, Portland International Raceway is 12-Turn, 1.964-mile natural terrain road course located just south of the Oregon/Washington border.
Colton Herta will start today’s race from the pole position, while the top three championship contenders will start the race from further back in the field.
Alexander Rossi (third in the standings, -46 behind) will start today’s race from the seventh position, while Josef Newgarden (point leader) and Simon Pagenaud (second in the standings, -38 behind) will roll off the grid in the 13th and 18th positions.
NBC and NBC Sports Gold will provide live coverage of today’s on-track activity, which includes the second race of this weekend’s Indy Lights doubleheader and, of course, the Grand Prix of Portland.
Here is today’s schedule:
(All times are Eastern)
Sunday 9/1, 4:50 p.m. ET, Indy Lights Race 2, NBC Sports Gold
Sunday 9/1, 6 p.m. ET, Grand Prix of Portland, NBC and streaming live